Amy Webb is a professor of strategic foresight at the NYU Stern School of Business and the Founder of the Future Today Institute, a leading foresight and strategy firm that helps leaders and their organizations prepare for complex futures. Amy Webb writes extensively about artificial intelligence, emerging technology, digital media and the impacts/ opportunities they present in her best sellers The Signals Are Talking: Why Today’s Fringe Is Tomorrow’s Mainstream and in her most recent publication, The Big Nine: How The Tech Titans and Their Thinking Machines Could Warp Humanity.
Joining Goldman Sachs in 1982 after working as an attorney, Blankfein was named partner in 1988 and became co-head of the Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities Division as of its formation in 1997. Prior to assuming the role of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, he served as the firm’s president and Chief Operating Officer. Blankfein was twice named one of the most influential people in the world by Time magazine and won the Financial Times Person of the Year award in 2009.